From the Well

    At the center of the West Virginia state capitol is an area known as "The Well." It is the informal gathering place for lobbyists, reporters, constituents and lawmakers. Centrally located between the chambers of the House of Delegates and Senate, The Well is often where information is shared, alliances are formed and deals are made.

    Hanshaw: Changes under consideration for legislative session because of pandemic

    WV Metro News -- By Jeff Jenkins -- October 11, 2020

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There are a number of scenarios under consideration by legislative leaders on how next year’s regular legislative session may look if the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

    Company says Brooke County Power's gas-fired plant project off for now

    Charleston Gazette-Mail -- By Joe Severino Staff writer  - October 10, 2020

    The Brooke County Power plant project is off, at least for now.

    The company behind the project, Energy Solutions Consortium, announced Friday the project won’t be moving forward, for the time being.

    Marion Co., West Virginia, Commission proclaims October Domestic Abuse Awareness Month


    The Fairmont News -- By John Mark Shaver -- October 8, 2020

    FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WV News) — The Marion County Commission officially proclaimed October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month during its Wednesday meeting, hoping to spread awareness for action that those in abusive relationships can take.

    West Virginia Supreme Court hears arguments in horizontal drilling taxation case involving Antero

    WV Supreme Court

    WV News -- By Matt Harvey -- October 6, 2020

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia’s Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday on whether oil and gas companies owe tax on items like sleeping quarters, rented portable toilets and industrial-size trash containers at horizontal drilling sites.

    Hanshaw wants Cabell Republican candidate for House appointed to open delegate seat

    WV MetroNews -- ByJeff Jenkins -- 

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw is urging Gov. Jim Justice to fill a new vacancy in the House of a Delegates with a Republican already on the ballot for the November General Election.